Summer vacation is entering its final weeks, and a lot of people have been asking, "When does school start in Quincy, IL?" According to, "The first day back for students is Wednesday, August 21."

On Friday, August 23, the Quincy Senior High football team will have their Blue/White Scrimmage at 6 p.m., and will then play their first game of the season the following Friday on the road against United Township High School. The first home game of 2013 will be September 6 against Peoria Notre Dame High School.

The Blue/White Scrimmage for volleyball will be on August 24, and the first home volleyball game will be against Glenwood High School on August 29.

Flinn Stadium will host the first Quincy boys soccer game of the season on August 26 as the Blue Devils will take on Monmouth Roseville.

Girls golf opens the season on the road on August 22 against Springfield. The first girls golf home match will be on August 27 against Hamilton/QND. Boys golf begins with a trip to the Alton Tournament, then the QHS Invitational takes place on August 24.

Cross Country participates in away races until the Tom Oakley Invitational on October 5. Their first event of the season is against Jacksonville/QND on September 3.

Girls tennis begins their season at the Ottawa Invitational on August 27. The girls tennis home opener is September 10 against Columbia Rock Bridge.